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"Adding Wine..."

January 13, 2004  |  By graffix

2004-01-13 08:29:13  |  By graffix

 |  Version: Bochs 2.1


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on top of Bochs will only turn the speed from slow to 'glacial', due to the extra layer of emulation needed... although I hardly see the need for Wine since it's an emulation layer for x86 Linux to run Windows apps...
Virtual PC is a few magnitudes better than this application... save yourself the time and effort and buy that instead... you'll only be disappointed if you buy this one expecting anything resembling 'adequate' performance.

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What's new in version 2.6.8
- Bugfixes for CPU emulation correctness (critical bugfix for x86-64 emulation)
- Memory type calculation support for Bochs debugger and instrumentation,
to enable configure with --enable-memtype option.
- CPUDB: Added Pentium (P54C) configuration to CPUDB
- CPUDB: Added Broadwell ULT configuration to CPUDB
- Updated definition of instrumentation callbacks, see description in
instrumentation.txt / Fixed instrumentation examples

- Configure and compile
- Configure option --enable-fast-function-calls now also used for MSVC nmake.
- Some configure fixes for the GTK debugger support.

- GUI and display libraries
- The VGA update timer mode now can be selected with the 'vga' option.
- Release all pressed keys when the simwindow gets back the keyboard focus.
- Win32 gui: Captured mouse cursor now really trapped in window.
- SDL2: Implemented yes/no dialog (e.g. for VVFAT commit).
- Some fixes for wxWidgets 3.0 and unicode version compatiblity.
- Full save/restore support for enhanced gui debugger settings (window+font).
- Added debugger support for the term gui using a pseudo-terminal.

- I/O Devices
- Hard drive
- Added Oracle(tm) VM VirtualBox image support (VDI version 1.1)
- Re-enable "bulk I/O" repeat speedups extension.
- Some lowlevel cdrom code fixes for Windows and Linux.
- Sound
- SB16: Fixed OPL chip detection by implementing ISA bus delay.
- SB16: Ported OPL3 emulation from DOSBox and partly removed legacy code.
- ES1370: Added MIDI UART output support.
- ES1370: Fixed critical bug that made Win9x drivers crash.
- Major rewrite of the lowlevel sound code.
- Added mixer thread support (required for all modules except 'sdl').
- New mixer and SDL mixer are polling data from the PCM output buffers,
the PC speaker beep generator and the OPL3 FM generator.
- PCM format conversion to 16 bit signed little endian.
- Added sound 'file' module for VOC, WAV, MID and raw data output
and added dual output support (device+file) in midi/wave mode 3.
- Added capability to set up the sound driver per service.
- Floppy
- Fixed "Read ID" command for single-sided media (patch by Ben Lunt).

- Fixed keyboard scancode processing after keyboard intercept.
- Fixed rombios32 code to avoid incorrect ACPI table detection.
Publisher Timothy R. Butler
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Release Date May 03, 2015
Date Added May 03, 2015
Version 2.6.8
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.10/10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9
Additional Requirements None
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File Size 4.84MB
File Name bochs-2.6.8.tar.gz
Total Downloads 3,089
Downloads Last Week 3
License Model Free
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